Category: Azure

According to Microsoft, Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using various tools and frameworks.

From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, Azure is designed to have users up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

This cloud computing service is a big part of Microsoft’s business, and it competes with similar services from Amazon and Google.

Therefore, our Azure Category is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure - Manage (Part VI)
Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure – Manage (Part VI)
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Manage The guidance in the last phase of the Cloud Adoption Framework serves two purposes. On the one hand it helps you to develop the business and technical approaches needed to provide cloud management that powers ongoing operations and provides examples of actionable operations management approaches that represent common experiences often encountered by customers. On… READ MORE

Kubernetes and Virtual Kubelet in a Nutshell
Kubernetes and Virtual Kubelet in a Nutshell
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Today you will learn how to take a web app(it can be any programming language, we used Kotlin) and distribute it using Kubernetes (K8s) and Virtual Kubelet (VK). Well, if you don’t know yet why you should consider distributing your web app – read my post here. So, you are probably asking yourself “what is Kubernetes… READ MORE

Govern Azure Virtual Network (VNet) CIDR Ranges with Azure Policy
Govern Azure Virtual Network (VNet) CIDR Ranges with Azure Policy
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With everything becoming more cloudified, things can get a little more complicated. That is especially so for networking, even more so if you’re using hybrid networking and connecting your cloud networks to your on-premises networks, either through Site-to-Site (S2S) VPN, or ExpressRoute. If you’re responsible for the network, you want to maintain control. Scenario I had a… READ MORE

Azure Subscription Migrations
Azure Subscription Migrations
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April 2020 – Update Since I originally created this blog post back in January 2019 there have been a fair few changes, especially in the EA to CSP migration space. So I thought it was about time that I gave this article a bit of a refresh! A lot of the content is still valid… READ MORE

Security Design Principles, Attacks, Regulations, and Risk Reduction
Security Design Principles, Attacks, Regulations, and Risk Reduction
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Information security principles and strategies go together naturally. Previously, we described three key security strategies for cloud computing. These are the establishment of a suitable security perimeter, leverage of appropriate technology, and verification of each cloud provider that you work with. Your strategies must also consider the type of attacks to which your business is… READ MORE

Azure Sentinel – Monitor Servers using Sysmon
Azure Sentinel – Monitor Servers using Sysmon
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In this post I’m showing how to connect Windows servers to Azure Sentinel, install Sysmon, how to parse those events, and what to do with them. After all, Sentinel is a cloud-native SIEM, but luckily, it’s not cloud-only. Setting up Azure Sentinel This step is quite simple. Sentinel is basically just a solution that builts… READ MORE